September 1688 in history

Born in September 1688

Sep 6 Laurence Eusden an English poet who became Poet Laureate in 1718.
Sep 12 Ferdinand Brokoff a sculptor and carver of the Baroque era.
Sep 17 Mikhail Petrovich Bestuzhev-Ryumin a Russian diplomat. He was the son of Pyotr Bestuzhev and elder brother of the more famous Aleksey Bestuzhev
Sep 26 Willem 's Gravesande a Dutch lawyer and natural philosopher, chiefly remembered for developing experimental demonstrations of the laws of classical mechanics. As professor of mathematics, astronomy, and philosophy at Leiden University, he helped to propagate Isaac Newton's ideas in Continental Europe

Died in September 1688

Sep 22 François Bernier a French physician and traveller. He was born at Joué-Etiau in Anjou. He was briefly personal physician to Prince Dara Shikoh, the elder son of Shah Jahan, and after Dara Shikoh's fall was attached to the court of the Emperor Aurangzeb for around 12 years during his stay in India